Mobile app developers. What a pretentious lot. Drinking their frothy coffee with their pinkies in the air, discussing the latest in Boolean logic and data-driven design—enough! We can all be app developers now.
Google’s App Inventor software was initially released to education-focused groups back in July, but it’s now available to any Google user. App Inventor promises a simple, visual way to program simple applications—”like fitting together puzzle pieces,” according to Google.
The web-based software is free to use and the applications you develop can be transferred to your Android phone.
While your custom-built applications may not rival those of popular app developers, the software seems like a good way to whip up simple apps while gaining experience with basic programming logic.
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